Quails and Bamboo

Ink on silk | 46.5 x 20.7in | mid 15th century

Attributed to Jin Shi

Two quails perch on a rock beneath overhanging chrysanthemums at the foot of towering bamboo and fragrant osmanthus. Both the chrysanthemum and osmanthus blossom in autumn, suggesting that this painting was meant to hang during the fall season. Inter...
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